Bishkek, April 15 / Kabar /. Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Chynybai Tursunbekov met on Friday with chairman of the State Assembly (Il Tumen) of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Alexander Zhirkov.
According to the press service of the Jogorku Kenesh, at the meeting the sides discussed a wide range of issues concerning the cooperation of Kyrgyzstan and Yakutia.
In particular, the sides noted the need to intensify the bilateral partnership and expressed their readiness to continue assisting in the development of regional cooperation.
The Kyrgyz Speaker drew attention to the need to expand cooperation in cultural, humanitarian and scientific-educational spheres.
At the meeting Alexander Zhirkov presented Chynybai Tursunbekov a book with the translation of the story of great writer Chyngyz Aitmatov "White Rain" ("Illegalekhardakh").